Service Information

BILSTEIN Technical Center - The official Bilstein Shock Absorber shop in the US offering complete rebuild of most A.M. dampers and customized valving of your aftermarket dampers for motorsports use.

Service Information

Aftermarket Damper Services

Standard Aftermarket Damper Rebuild Service / Aftermarket Damper Re-valve Service

Standard Aftermarket Damper Rebuild Service (Complete rebuild of most O.E. Fitment, BILSTEIN products only)

Monotube non-damping adjustable

Monotube non-damping adjustable Strut

Monotube single damping adjustable (Examples incl. Corvette and Ferrari)

Monotube single damping adjustable w/ knob (Examples incl. PSS9)

Monotube evolution II Single damping adjustable w/knob (Examples incl. PSS10)

Double damping adjustable w/reservoir

$95.00 each

$127.50 each

$160.00 each

$192.50 each

$225.00 each

$257.50 each

NOTE: Rebuild service applies to Bilstein products only. Refurbish to drawing specifications. Service includes replacing all seals, wipers, O-rings and oil. Additional parts and services that are not included in the normal scope of service will incur an additional charge (Examples include shock rods, tubes and/or end loops and machine work).

Aftermarket Damper Re-valve Service (Complete Rebuild and Customized Tuning of A.M. BILSTEIN products only)

Monotube non-damping adjustable

Monotube non-damping adjustable Strut

Monotube single damping adjustable (Examples incl. Corvette and Ferrari)

Monotube single damping adjustable w/ knob (Examples incl. PSS9)

Monotube evolution II Single damping adjustable w/knob (Examples incl. PSS10)

Double damping adjustable w/reservoir

$127.50 each

$160.00 each

$192.50 each

$225.00 each

$257.50 each

$290.00 each

NOTE: Tuning service applies to BILSTEIN products only. Tuning service includes replacing all seals, wipers, O-rings and oil. All tuned shocks and struts are dynamometer performance checked. Dyno sheets are provided with service. Additional parts and services that are not included in the normal scope of tuning will incur an additional charge (examples include shock rods, tubes and/or end loops and machine work).

  • Tuning fees of $55.00 an hour apply if it is necessary to meet specific damping targets.
  • All non-standard and non-stocked replacement parts are subject to an additional 1 time $65 machining fee

Motorsports Damper Services

Oval Track / Road Race / Off-Road

Oval Track / Road Race (Custom fitment / Non-O.E. Fitment / BILSTEIN products only)

Monotube non-damping adjustable

Monotube non-damping adjustable Strut

Single damping adjustable w/knob

MDS / Clubsport (double adjustable)

$95.00 each

$127.50 each

$160.00 each

$260.00 each

NOTE: Rebuild service applies to Bilstein products only. Service includes replacing all seals, wipers, O-rings and oil. Additional parts will be replaced at customer expense.

Off-Road (Non-O.E. fitment / Custom fitment / Bilstein products only)

Non-Schrader / Schrader / Reservoir shocks

Hydraulic bump stops

Smooth body / Coil over

Bypass shocks

Black Hawk

$95.00 each

$95.00 each

$100.00 each (plus parts)

$125.00 each (plus parts)

$200.00 each (plus parts)

NOTE: Rebuild service applies to Bilstein products only. Service includes replacing all seals, wipers, O-rings and oil. Additional parts will be replaced at customer expense.

Additional Services

5160 / 5165 refurbish (convert to take apart retro-fit)

5160 / 5165 tuning (convert to take apart retro-fit)

New mounting and replacement parts

External snap ring grooves for spring seats

Damper shaft replacement (Adjustable and non-adjustable)

Spring hardware removal and/or installation (if spring compressor tool is required)

Dyno evaluation

Dyno evaluation of adjustable dampers

Damper tube replacement

Shop labor

Machining

Strut bearing replacement

Rush service – standard Product

Rush service – complex product

$120.85 each

$153.35 each

Component price

$10 per groove

Component Price (subject to 1x machining, $65.00)

$15.00 each

$25 each with print out

$50 each with print out

Component Price (subject to 1x machining, $65.00)

$55 per hour

$65 per hour

$100 each strut housing (subject to availability)

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NOTE: Rebuild service applies to Bilstein products only. Service includes replacing all seals, wipers, O-rings and oil. Additional parts will be replaced at customer expense.

Service Address

Send units to our California facility:

Bilstein Shock Absorbers

14102 Stowe Drive

Poway, CA 92064

*NOTE: Please include the “Repair Order Instruction Sheet outlining:

  1. Work desired
  2. Contact information

You will be notified when the units have gone through a preliminary inspection and again when the work has been completed for billing arrangements.

Abandoned Shock Absorber Policy

BILSTEIN will make three goodwill attempts to contact the customer regarding the return of shock absorber sent in for repairs, re-valving, modifications or warranty.  Please be advised that BILSTEIN will dispose of shock absorbers left unclaimed for more than a 6 month period. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that shocks are picked up or shipping arrangements be made and that any and all services be paid for within this 6 month window.